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Diamonds Doily Free Crochet Pattern

diamonds doily free crochet pattern

This doily is one of my first designs. I wanted to create an easy to crochet decorative item with a geometric theme.
This doily is great for beginners, but also experienced crocheters will enjoy making it!

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Skill level – easy

Materials
 Crochet hook 3 mm
Fingering yarn – 100% cotton 300 yards (274 m)

Finished Size 17” (44 cm) diameter

Abbreviations (US)

ss – Slip stitch
ch – Chain
sc – Single crochet
dc – Double crochet
tr – Treble
dc2tog – Double crochet 2 together

free doily pattern

Pattern 

Make a magic ring
Round 1:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 11 dc into ring, ss to top of ch3, pull tight (12)

Round 2:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st. 2 dc in each st all around. ss to top of first dc (not ch3) (24)

Round 3:
Ch4 (counts as first tr), 1tr in same st. *2tr in same st all around, ss to top of first tr (48)

Round 4:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next st, ch2, skip next st. *1dc in next 2 sts, ch2, skip next st; repeat 14 more times, ss to top ch3. (32 dc + 32 ch)

Round 5:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2 (skip ch2), 2dc in next 2 dc, ch2 (skip ch2).
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2 (skip ch2), 2dc in next 2 dc, ch2 (skip ch2); repeat 6 more times, ss to top of ch3. (48 dc + 32 ch)

Round 6:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2.
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (64 dc + 32 ch)

Round 7:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2.
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3 (80 dc + 32 ch)

Round 8:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2.
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3 (96 dc + 32 ch)

Round 9:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2.
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (112 dc + 32 ch)

Round 10:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in next dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 10 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2.
* 1dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 10 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (128 dc + 32 ch)

Round 11:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 2dc in next dc, ch2, 1dc in next 14 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next 2 dc, ch2, 1dc in next 14 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (144 dc + 32 ch)

Round 12:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, dc in next 10 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 10 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (128 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 13:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 2dc in next dc, ch1 (skip ch1 gap), 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1 (skip ch1 gap), 2dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next 2 dc, ch1 (skip ch1 gap), 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1 (skip ch1 gap), 2dc in next 2 dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3. (144 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 14:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3, (160 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 15:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3, (176 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 16:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2.
* 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3, (192 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 17:
Ch3 (counts as first dc), 1dc in same st, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 4 dc (dc2tog twice), ch2.
* 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next 2 dc, ch1, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, 2dc in next dc, ch2, dc2tog in next 4 dc, ch2; repeat 6 more times. ss to top of ch3, (208 dc + 16 dc2tog + 48 ch)

Round 18:
Ch2, 1 dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), 1dc in next 8 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, ch3, 1dc in next dc, ch1.
* dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 8 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, ch3, 1dc in next dc, ch1; repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) (160 dc + 32 dc2tog + 80 ch)

Round 19:
Ch2, 1 dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), 1dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, [3dc, ch1, 1tr, ch1, 3dc] in ch3 (gap), ch1.
* dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 6 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, [3dc, ch1, 1tr, ch1, 3dc] in ch3 (gap), ch1; repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) (192 dc + 32 dc2tog + 16tr + 64 ch)

Round 20:
Ch2, 1dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), 1dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2 (skip ch1+dc), 1dc in next dc, ch1, skip dc, 1dc in ch1 (gap), ch4, 1dc in ch1 (gap- skip tr), ch1, skip dc, 1dc in next dc, ch2 (skip dc+ch1).
* dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 4 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch2 (skip ch1+dc), 1dc in next dc, ch1, skip dc, 1dc in ch1 (gap), ch4, 1dc in ch1 (gap- skip tr), ch1, skip dc, 1dc in next dc, ch2 (skip dc+ch1); repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) (128 dc + 32 dc2tog + 160 ch)

Round 21:
Ch2, 1dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), 1dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, 1dc in ch2 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, [2dc, ch3, 2 dc] in ch4 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in ch2 (gap), ch1.
* dc2tog in next 2 dc, 1dc in next 2 dc, dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, 1dc in ch2 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, [2dc, ch3, 2 dc] in ch4 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, 1dc in ch2 (gap), ch1; repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) (224 dc + 32 dc2tog + 80 ch)

Round 22:
Ch2, 1 dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, (1dc in next dc, ch1, skip dc)x3, [1dc, ch1, 1tr, ch1, 1dc] in ch3 (gap), (ch1, skip dc, 1dc in next dc)x3, ch1.
* dc2tog in next 4 dc, ch1, (1dc in next dc, ch1, skip dc)x3, [1dc, ch1, 1tr, ch1, 1dc] in ch3 (gap), (ch1, skip dc, 1dc in next dc)x3, ch1; repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) (128 dc + 16 tr + 32 dc2tog + 160 ch)

Round 23:
Ch2, 1 dc in next dc (counts as first dc2tog), ch1, (1dc in next dc, 1dc in ch1)x3, 1dc in next dc, 2dc in next ch1 (gap), ch1, 1dc in next tr, ch3, ss in last dc (see pic), ch1, 2dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, (1dc in ch1, 1dc in next dc)x3, ch1.
* dc2tog in next 2 dc, ch1, (1dc in next dc, 1dc in ch1)x3, 1dc in next dc, 2dc in next ch1 (gap), ch1, 1dc in next tr, ch3, ss in last dc (see pic), ch1, 2dc in next ch1 (gap), 1dc in next dc, (1dc in ch1, 1dc in next dc)x3, ch1; repeat 14 more times. ss to top of first dc (not ch2) and fasten off. (304 dc + 16 dc2tog + 64 ch)

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(2) Comments

  1. Ginny Chadwick says:

    Fun and easy. Was my first time making a doily. I am sure there are few mistakes but the pattern is forgiving. Ready to take on my second doily!

    1. Thank you Ginny! I’m happy you enjoyed making the doily, I’m sure it looks beautiful!

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